Letter From the President: Needs Unlock Gifts

At our 25th anniversary celebration in April, I used the word “electrifying” to describe the scene before me. It was an accurate descriptor. The room was abuzz with the joy and excitement of more than 800 Minnesota Catholics coming to the table. The energy sparked by that event lives on in our conversations and interactions with community members, and it’s absolutely driving…

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Bunch Your Donations for Tax Savings

Bunch Your Donations for Tax Savings

With the April tax deadline fast approaching, Americans start to realize we maybe should have made additional charitable gifts in 2016 to receive a more robust tax deduction. The good news is, with a little planning, you can turn that realization into next year’s reality. It’s never too early to plan ways to maximize the impact of your charitable gifts and achieve a favorable tax outcome for 2017 at the same time.

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Helping Separated, Detained, and Fragile Immigrant Families

Dear Friends of CCF, Heart-wrenching images and stories of families separated at our nation’s border have flooded news channels in recent weeks. The anguish of these, our vulnerable brothers and sisters, weighs heavy on our hearts. The USCCB urges us to pray and to take action; to ensure the dignity of the human person – regardless of his or her […]

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25th Anniversary Celebration Recap

25th Anniversary Celebration Recap

On April 26, 2018, philanthropists and supporters gathered at the Minneapolis Hilton to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Catholic Community Foundation (CCF). The theme was “Come to the Table,” and more than 800 attendees did just that, savoring shared memories, fellowship, and purpose, along with inspiring music and delicious food.

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Basilica Magazine: A Conversation with Anne Cullen Miller

Basilica Magazine: A Conversation with Anne Cullen Miller

“Minnesota nice” isn’t just a saying — it’s a way of life here, with a large percentage of Minnesotans sharing their time and treasure with a variety of charitable organizations. Our vibrant local Catholic community is particularly generous and the Catholic Community Foundation is celebrating 25 years of faithfully investing in the Minnesota community…

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Letter From the President: Join Us at the Table

Anniversaries are special milestones, marking not just years passed, but goals accomplished and lives changed. The Catholic Community Foundation (CCF) is embarking on our 25th anniversary year – a quarter of a century of giving. CCF began with a simple idea to serve as a steward of the charitable financial resources of Catholic individuals, families, parishes, and organizations. This faithful Minnesota community responded with…

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Bishop Caggiano Calls Upon Laity to Reinvigorate the Church

Bishop Caggiano Calls Upon Laity to Reinvigorate the Church

Growing up in a first-generation Italian-American family, the Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano said that the soul of the house was the kitchen table. As a seminarian, he’d pull up a chair with his mother every night at 9 p.m. to talk about the day over a hot cup of coffee. Now, as the leader of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bishop Caggiano is urging Catholics to “rediscover the power of the table” to heal divisions through…

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